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Jan 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
or the anti-gun control movement -- >> the civil rights movement -- >> the civil rights movement. >> the suffragette movement, women's rights, you've got to be organized. >> absolutely. you've got to be organized. and what we see, remember that 16% i identified as the alarmed? again people who are very concerned and think this is an urgent problem, but they feel relatively isolated and alone. they say, "i feel this way, some of my friends and family feel this strongly." but they have no sense that they're part of over 40 million americans that feel just as strongly as they do. they've never been properly organized, mobilized and directed to demand change. and i mean, that's what the political system ultimately responds to. if you basically have a vacuum of people who are demanding change, and i don't mean that truly. i mean, there are of course many great organizations that have been advocating for change for a long time. but it hasn't been a broad based citizens movement demanding change. in that situation a relatively small but well-funded and vocal community that says no can a
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Jan 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
problem. for "tkn," i'm scott. >> there's more "teen kids news" coming up next. >> we'll be right back. [ explosion ] >> in 2012, turmoil continues across the middle east. syria's civil war shows no signs of slowing down, with over 40,000 people dead from the 21-month conflict. in egypt, ousted president hosni mubarak receives a life sentence for his role in ordering the killings of protesters, while the muslim brotherhood's mohamed morsi wins in egypt's first free presidential election. but violent protests break out after he grants himself sweeping new powers. in libya, a terrorist attack on a u.s. consulate in benghazi kills four americans, including u.s. ambassador chris stephens. the hard-fought presidential campaign comes to an end. barack obama wins a second term, defeating his republican rival, mitt romney. mother nature shows no mercy. hurricane isaac hits louisiana on the seventh anniversary of katrina, delaying the republican national convention in florida. superstorm sandy, the biggest atlantic storm in history, blasts her way across the northeast, killing over 100, leaving
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